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CAS-ICH 87927 Physiculus nematopus   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  DJL / 1996 Moridae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 1/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-75% EtOH Other/Previous Number 86548 Size 290 mm SL
Collector; Vessel   Field Number GM II-95 Date Collected  
Continent/Ocean Pacific Ocean / SE Pacific Country Ecuador State Galapagos County
Water Body Drainage Island Group Canton Isabela Island Fernandina I.
Depth Width Salinity Gear
Locality Cabo Hammond; floating on surface during volcanic eruption and lava flow.
Latitude-Longitude -0.465517°, -91.625767°; uncertainty: 5000 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type
Acc. Number 1996-I:24 Specimen Remarks From specimens collected at surface that were killed by an underwater volcano.
Collecting Event Remarks Gift from Godfrey Merlen to CAS. Published in McCosker et al. (1997) Noticias de Galapagos 58:22-26.